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4 Tips on Cleaning Antique Wood Furniture

In an age of cheap, particle-board furniture, true heirloom furniture is hard to come by. If you’re lucky enough to come into a great piece of antique wood furniture, it’s worth preserving. In order to extend the life of your piece and keep it in great shape, you’ll need to thoroughly clean it; however, cleaning antique furniture can be difficult if you don’t know how to go about it. To make your antique furniture sparkle like new without causing damage, follow this step-by-step process.

1. Start by gently removing any surface dust, dirt, or grime from the piece. Begin with a soft, dry cloth to pick up anything easily removed. Then follow with a diluted solution of degreasing dish soap and warm water...

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